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Braxton County, West Virginia Facts

Facts
State West Virginia
Land area 510.8 square miles
Population Density 28.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 14,502
Population change -0.1%
Under 5 years of age 5.3%
Under 18 20%
65 and over 19.5%
Females 49.6%
White 98
Hispanic or Latino of any race 0.6
Asian 0.2%
Two or more races 0.9%
Black or African American 0.6%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 78%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 11.2%
Veterans 1,317
Households and Housing
Households 5,780
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 88.5%
Median household income $31,848
The per capita income $18,635
Live below the poverty line. 22%
housing units 7,344
Multi-unit structures 5%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $80,400
Residents owning their homes. 76.9%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 862
Women-owned firms 21.8%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $219,637
Retail sales per capita $15,088
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $57,417